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The awesome power of Mother Nature
In the spring of 2005 on a trip over the mountain to Blanding, I was amazed to see a huge chunk of the south slope of Indian Creek swept clean. It was as if a gargantuan vacuum cleaner had simply s...
Sep 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recreation director is new Assistant City Manager
A restructuring of the administrative staff for the City of Monticello was approved by the city council on August 24. It could mean big savings to the city budget if all goes as planned.
Sep 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven of 12 public schools meet federal standards
Seven of the 12 schools in the San Juan School District made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the prior school year under the standards required by the federal government’s No Child Left Behind A...
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Blue Mountain Entertainment sponsors Lowe family
“Think colossal. Then think beyond. Only then will you have an idea of the titanic amount of talent within the musical Lowe Family,” says entertainment reporter Julie Kilmer.
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County Commission asserts “coordinating authority” with federal land agencies
The San Juan County Commissioners have exercised their “coordination authority” in an effort to align county policy with federal land management policy.
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Students return to San Juan Schools
Local students returned to the classrooms on August 18 in the San Juan School District. Students at Whitehorse High School returned to a school that had undergone a significant transformation over ...
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“Will Rogers Follies” on the way
Will Rogers is coming! How can that be? San Juan High School Drama Department, Music Department, and San Juan Royals are joining with the Edge of the Seaters Theater Company to bring to you the hea...
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Rotary club sponsors Eagle Scout project
Bryson Chamberlain (center), with Rotary President Phil Lowe and Sergeant-at-Arms Rye Nielson, and an example of the crosses he proposes to produce. Monticello Rotary Club has agreed to sponsor an ...
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County Fair a big hit, despite injuries
Cowboy Boots and Country Roots were celebrated for ten days as the San Juan County Fair wound to a close on August 14. A list of fair winners is found on pages 2, 8 and 9 of this newspaper. In addi...
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Wilds bill may include national park expansion
While the proposed San Juan County Wilderness Bill is on hold because of the January 1, 2011 departure of Robert Bennett from the U.S. Senate, there remains a strong interest in maintaining the mom...
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